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Facebook files for $5 Billion IPO

on February 2, 2012 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook files for $5 Billion IPO

It has finally happened – Facebook has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to raise $5 billion USD. In the process many of Facebook’s employees will be able to sell their own shares in the company – as a result many will become millionaires. This is a conservative IPO for Facebook as […]

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Facebook Suicide Help Service

on December 16, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Suicide Help Service

Facebook announced this week that 
they would be providing a new way for US or Canadian members of the site to find help for friends that they suspect may be thinking of ending their lives. It works like this, you see a comment or status update that a friend has made that causes you concern. […]

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Facebook – Does it have a limit?

on August 17, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (2)
Facebook - Does it have a limit?

I highly doubt you’ve noticed but I’ve been missing recently, not anything exciting just super busy. Between touring around the United States and coordinating new online advertising strategies, I’ve been non-stop, not unlike Facebook. If you follow this incomparable source of social media news, you won’t have missed a beat, but if you, like myself […]

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Apple releases iOS 4.3

on March 10, 2011 | Apple iPad iPhone iPod | Comments (0)
Apple releases iOS 4.3

The iPad is launching in the US in a few days time. Apple has prematurely released iOS 4.3 for the following Apple products: – iPhone 4 – iPhone 3GS – iPad – iPod touch (4th generation) – iPod touch (3rd generation) This update comes with a number of software updates, including: -> Personal Hotspot which […]

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The 7 types of iPhone Owners, Which one are you?

on February 2, 2011 | Apple iPhone Mobile | Comments (0)
The 7 types of iPhone Owners, Which one are you?

Here is a cool infograph from All Area Codes about the 7 different types of iPhone owners you will come across. Whilst the info is geared to the US – still more than relevant for us Australian’s. Thankfully I dont fall under any of these categories, I think. Can’t we just be a ‘regular’ user, […]

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Julian Assange talks about WikiLeaks on 60 minutes (US)

on January 31, 2011 | WikiLeaks | Comments (0)
Julian Assange talks about WikiLeaks on 60 minutes (US)

Julian Assange has spoken about WikiLeaks on the United States version of 60 Minutes, which they broadcasted from England where Assange is currently under house arrest for multiple offences (which many have questioned the validity of). Currently the US government is trying to charge Julian Assange for espionage for releasing hundreds of thousands of confidential […]

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LinkedIn to go Public, IPO soon

on January 28, 2011 | LinkedIn | Comments (0)
LinkedIn to go Public, IPO soon

LinkedIn has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to publicly sell its shares on the open market. LinkedIn generated $120 million USD revenue in 2009 and from private trading the company has a valuation of around $3 billion USD. The site currently has 90 million members, with a reported 1 new member […]

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Google to Launch GroupOn competitor – Google Offers

on January 24, 2011 | Google | Comments (0)
Google to Launch GroupOn competitor - Google Offers

Google is looking to launch a competing service to famous US and International daily offers website, GroupOn. Google tried to purchase GroupOn a few months ago for $6 billion, but the offer was rejected and GroupOn is now looking to go ahead with a $15 Billion Initial Public Offering (IPO). With Google’s huge resources, brand […]

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Facebook raises $500 Million in Funding

on January 4, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook raises $500 Million in Funding

Facebook has raised an additional US$500 million in a new round of Venture Capitalist Funding. Goldman Sachs has invested $450 million and Russian investment firm Digital Sky Technologies has invested $50 million. This puts Facebook at a valuation of around US$50 Billion. There has been speculation that an initial public offering (IPO) will be set […]

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More people using Facebook Places in Australia through US VPN

on September 1, 2010 | Facebook | Comments (0)
More people using Facebook Places in Australia through US VPN

As previously mentioned more and more people in Australia are accessing Facebook places via a VPN hack – it seems people will goto any lengths to be the first users of new social media technologies like this. So you may ask, how are people accessing Facebook places through a USA VPN? People are signing up […]

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